Country Comparison > Roadways > TOP 10

RankCountryRoadways (km)
1United States6,506,204

Definition: This entry gives the total length of the road network and includes the length of the paved and unpaved portions.

Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012

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